Cause For Canonization

Thumbnail st therese of lisieux and her sister leonia guerin public domain photos cna A fourth saint for the Little Flower family? Cause for Leonia Martin officially opens

With a sister who is a Doctor of the Church and parents set to be canonized in October, Leonia Martin could be the fourth member of her family...

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Thumbnail venerable alphonse gallegos mass Bishop Gallegos Venerable and beloved by many

It’s been nearly 26 years since Auxiliary Bishop Alphonse Gallegos’ funeral at Sacramento’s Blessed Sacrament Cathedral, but his nephew Rey vividly...

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Thumbnail bl odoardo focherini credti ansa cna 1 27 15 Blessed Odoardo Focherini, the father of seven who saved 100 Jewish lives

As Pope Francis tweeted Jan. 27 to observe the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, it is worth remembering Bl. Odoardo Focherini, who...

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Thumbnail 9780814637579 BOOKS: ‘Oscar Romero: Love Must Win Out’

Kevin Clarke, senior editor and chief correspondent for America magazine, was a college freshman in 1980 when Archbishop Oscar Romero was...

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Thumbnail blessed francisco and jacinta marto credit public domain cna Consistory announced to approve Fatima children's canonization

Vatican City, Apr 11, 2017 / 10:59 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis will hold an ordinary public consistory on April 20, where the cardinals of...

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Thumbnail knights of columbus logo cna us catholic news 2 12 13 DVD tells story of Knights of Columbus founder

A documentary about Venerable Michael McGivney, the 19th century priest who founded the Knights of Columbus, is now available on DVD. “At a time...

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Thumbnail venerable solanus casey photo courtesy of the capuchin franciscan order of st joseph in detroit cna Father Solanus Casey beatification set for November

Detroit, Mich., Jun 28, 2017 / 11:40 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Venerable Solanus Casey, an American-born Capuchin priest who died in 1957 known for his...

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Thumbnail julia greeley courtesy of denver catholic archives cna 1 27 16 Former slave Julia Greeley first to be buried at Denver’s cathedral

Denver, Colo., Jun 12, 2017 / 05:01 pm (Denver Catholic).- In what was a historic first for the Archdiocese of Denver, the exhumed remains of a...

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Thumbnail julia greeley courtesy of denver catholic archives cna 1 27 16 For the ex-slave who blessed Denver, a path to sainthood opens

Denver, Colo., Dec 18, 2016 / 07:15 pm (CNA).- Julia Greeley was born into slavery in Hannibal, Missouri. But her cause for sainthood was opened on...

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Thumbnail fr rother credit fr david monahan courtesy of the archdiocese of oklahoma city archives cna 2 16 16 Fr. Stanley Rother, first US-born martyr, to be beatified in September

Oklahoma City, Okla., Mar 13, 2017 / 10:37 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Father Stanley Rother, the Oklahoma-born martyr who served as a priest in...

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Thumbnail fr rother credit fr david monahan courtesy of the archdiocese of oklahoma city archives cna 2 16 16 Fr Stanley Rother: the first US-born martyr

Oklahoma City, Okla., Dec 2, 2016 / 11:39 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis has recognized the martyrdom of Father Stanley Rother, a priest of the...

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Thumbnail father paul wattson credit franciscan friars of the atonement cna In New York, Catholic convert takes a step toward sainthood

New York City, N.Y., Mar 21, 2017 / 12:39 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Catholic convert who founded the Society of the Atonement, Father Paul Wattson,...

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Thumbnail venerable henriette delille public domain wikipedia cna Meet the Creole nun who risked her life to teach slaves

New Orleans, La., Feb 12, 2017 / 04:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Venerable Henriette DeLille, born a “free woman of color” before the Civil War, had all...

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Thumbnail mother marie adele garnier Nun who witnessed multiple Eucharistic miracles on path to sainthood

London, England, Oct 14, 2016 / 12:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Mother Marie Adele Garnier led no ordinary life. Marked with spiritual and physical...

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Thumbnail beatojoseluis mamahijamilagro One family's unimaginable suffering paves the way for a teen's sainthood

The miraculous cure of a baby with brain damage through the intercession of Mexican martyr Blessed José Luis Sánchez del Río has been approved by...

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Thumbnail archbishop fulton j sheen 2 cna 9 5 14 Peoria, NY voice desire to advance Archbishop Sheen cause

Following the halt of Archbishop Fulton Sheen’s canonization cause, both the Diocese of Peoria and the Archdiocese of New York have expressed a...

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Thumbnail blessed francisco and jacinta marto public domain cna Pope clears way for canonization of Fatima visionaries

Vatican City, Mar 23, 2017 / 06:44 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Thursday Pope Francis approved the second and final miracle needed to canonize Blessed...

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Thumbnail a view of st peters basilica in vatican city jan 25 2015 credit bohumil petrik cna 5 cna 1 26 15 Sainthood causes advance, including layman who resisted fascism

Vatican City, Jun 17, 2017 / 09:22 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis on Friday recognized the heroic virtue of six persons on the path to...

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